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Phil Durbrow

Full name: Philip Marshall "Phil" Durbrow
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: October 27, 1940 in Merced, California, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA) / California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Philip Durbrow rowed at U Cal Berkeley but was in the US Army at the time of the 1964 Olympics. He rowed in the heats at Tokyo, but had to be replaced in the repêchage and final because of illness. He also trained in equestrian, and was an alternate to the US team for the 1956 Olympics, but could not compete because of illness.

Durbrow later worked briefly in Hollywood as a stuntman. He also attended the University of Nebraska, after which he worked for ConAgra in various agricultural business projects around the world. He then earned a degree from the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Durbrow became one of the world’s authorities on corporate and brand identity, serving as chairman and CEO of Marshall Strategy, a company he founded. He previously had been vice-chairman at Frankfurt Balkind and Landor Associates, both corporate branding companies.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Rowing Men's Coxless Fours United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 6:56.40
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